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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Tommy Vann Helms
Stat Years
1959-1977  [mlb] 1964-1977
Height/Weight
5-10 / 175
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (1129) ... 3B (143) ... SS (74) ... DH (13)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
High School
West Mecklenburg (Charlotte,NC)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Reds in 1959
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1964-09-23 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.141)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [8] HOU [4] PIT [2] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12645 ... retro id: helmt101 ... mlbam id: 115731
Relations
Uncle of Wes Helms
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1959PalatkaFSLA+----182b---156210375331016000000000.252.252.276.528210584.000.024.0000.000.000.000.00.007.6
    1960PalatkaFSLA+----192b---2137586119171335369000000000.292.292.381.67358622341.000.089.0000.000.000.00195.30.5124.0
    1961Topeka---B----202b---3121484861341310257000000000.277.277.357.63448417325.000.080.0000.000.000.00242.00.4118.7
    1962Macon---D----212b---4139573102195387150000000000.340.340.436.77657325046.000.096.0000.000.000.00573.00.1723.6
    1963San DiegoPCLAAA----222b---513847140106213239000000000.225.225.295.52047113926.000.070.0000.000.000.00235.50.4224.5
    1964San DiegoPCLAAA----232b---614254357168259769000000000.309.309.427.73654323241.000.118.0000.000.000.0077.61.2924.4
    1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50232bL-S-E-P621000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1965San DiegoPCLAAA----242b---79638248122233651000000000.319.319.442.76138216932.000.123.0000.000.000.0063.71.5726.2
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1924ssL-S-E-P721424162206103710010.381.435.524.95946224.238.143.4576.5215.222.330.00.0025.0
    1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19253bL-S-E-P813854272154231949342431273216.284.315.380.69557820633.138.096.2874.155.361.2960.21.5621.4
    1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19262b-ssL-S-E-P9137497401362742355102441054811.274.305.356.66153017733.121.082.2934.537.741.71248.50.3824.3
    1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19272bL-S-E-P101275073514628224756122722368.288.305.363.66852618432.097.075.2992.285.132.25253.50.3821.9
    1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19282bL-S-E-P1112648038129181140461833181520.269.296.317.61350815220.081.048.2863.546.501.83480.00.2015.5
    1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19292bL-S-E-P1215057542136211145222133054418.237.262.282.54460516223.082.045.2483.475.451.57575.00.1716.9
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19302bL-S-E-P1315054740141261352342633177517.258.289.325.61458817830.113.067.2664.425.611.27182.30.5121.3
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou19312bL-S-E-P1413951845134205560432427431088.259.291.346.63755917930.135.087.2604.294.831.13103.60.8922.4
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou19322bL-S-E-P15146543441562824611132210631211.287.325.368.69358420034.140.081.2925.483.600.66135.80.6821.8
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou19332bL-S-E-P1613745232126211550542327114713.279.313.363.67648116427.137.084.2854.785.611.1790.41.0421.4
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou19342bL-S-E-P1764135728200140010810113.207.265.222.487147302.089.015.2196.805.440.800.00.007.1
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15353b-2bL-S-E-P1862871024511130010512200.276.350.391.741102347.230.115.2779.804.900.5087.00.9829.2
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24362bL-S-E-P191512000000000302000.000.000.000.0001400.000.000.0000.0021.430.000.00.000.0
    1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2936dhL-S-E-P1921595162015004410011.271.328.356.68464213.153.085.2786.256.251.0059.01.5618.8
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)1435499741413422232134477334023130115484260126.269.300.342.64253331709278.118.073.2784.335.641.30147.00.6420.7
    National League Totals (14 yrs)1414493840913262212133472334022729714484259125.269.300.342.64252691688275.118.073.2784.315.641.31149.60.6320.7
    American League Totals (1 yrs)21595162015004410011.271.328.356.68464213.153.085.2786.256.251.0059.01.5618.8
    Minor League Totals56921923016201052118244000000000.283.283.375.6582192821144.092.092.2770.000.000.00121.80.8223.2
    Minor: D Totals139573102195387150000000000.340.340.436.77657325046.096.096.3390.000.000.00573.00.1723.6
    Minor: B Totals121484861341310257000000000.277.277.357.63448417325.081.080.2740.000.000.00242.00.4118.7
    Minor: A+ Totals193796156224366385000000000.281.281.353.63479628145.072.072.2790.000.000.00265.30.3820.1
    Minor: AAA Totals3761396145396691515159000000000.284.284.387.671139654099.103.103.2760.000.000.0093.11.0725.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (8 yrs)851319127185814512182742332128206734223190.269.297.339.63633821081175.107.070.2813.786.091.61177.30.5320.4
    Houston Astros Totals (4 yrs)4861648128444718141851088983610182835.269.306.348.654177157393.133.079.2745.034.690.93117.70.7921.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)77991024511130010814200.242.313.343.656116347.202.101.2508.626.900.8099.00.8629.2
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)21595162015004410011.271.328.356.68464213.153.085.2786.256.251.0059.01.5618.8
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLB242B103.01101221.0002.000.670.64.82
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLB243B203.01000111.0000.500.331.29.53
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24SS8070.01521153736.9734.500.514.938.12
    1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLB252B200168.145500995951.0004.800.5712.514.52
    1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLB253B11301,001.11102081316331318.9612.800.3270.681.91
    1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLB262B880780.2185224950418409.9784.600.5254.364.21
    1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26SS460394.2791231225214202.9444.400.5128.433.62
    1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLB272B12701,124.13223701582707692.9795.400.6278.4100.01
    1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLB273B101.00200221.0002.002.000.60.83
    1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27SS203.0000000.0000.000.001.21.64
    1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLB282B12501,097.23203441787681664.9755.300.6177.299.21
    1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28SS407.05302881.0002.001.142.53.24
    1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLB292B14801,241.035041013107773760.9835.100.6191.498.71
    1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29SS12021.03200551.0000.400.247.48.04
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLB302B14901,294.03954689130872863.9905.800.6792.099.31
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB312B13901,247.035344117115811794.9795.700.6490.8100.01
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLB322B14501,293.03254389104772763.9885.300.5989.599.31
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLB332B13301,050.23083601099678668.9855.000.6482.197.11
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLB342B420265.158109219169167.9884.000.6326.165.63
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLB343B304.0000000.0000.000.001.94.74
    1975Houston AstrosNLMLB34SS102.0000000.0000.000.000.61.66
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB352B11069.022190441411.0003.700.596.817.72
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB353B220106.2827343835.9211.600.3313.635.53
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35SS101.0000000.0000.000.000.61.65
    1977Boston Red SoxALMLB362B109.04300771.0007.000.780.64.84
    1977Boston Red SoxALMLB363B2018.00100111.0000.500.061.29.52
    1977Boston Red SoxALMLB36DH1300.0000000.0000.000.008.161.92
    MLB Totals - (2B)112902,5402688323710180760265925.9835.202.330.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)143001192381620373357.9572.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)74001021491332264251.9513.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)1300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1965MLB---128-----
    1966MLB---20113------
    1967MLB---88-46-----
    1968MLB---12712-----
    1969MLB---125-4-----
    1970MLB---148-12-----
    1971MLB---149-------
    1972MLB---139-------
    1973MLB---145-------
    1974MLB---133-------
    1975MLB---4231-----
    1976MLB---11221-----
    1977MLB---12-----13
    Totals---112914374----13